The Social Work minor provides students with the skill set to make a difference on a personal, community, and global level, while instilling the value bases of individual worth, the elimination of oppression, and service provision.
The minor in Social Work offers the student the opportunity to explore the history, foundations, and approaches to helping in the field of social work within a multicultural society. The goal of the minor is to help students understand the knowledge, values and skills critical to social work, and how they are used in making a difference on a personal, community, or global level.
Students pursuing the minor in Social Work are required to take at least one course in three different disciplines:
This course focuses on the knowledge, values, and skills of entry-level, generalist case management. Topics covered include the case manager's role and function, interviewing, assessment, problem solving, client systems, casework, and case management in the social service agency. This course is experientially based, utilizing case studies and class exercises. Prerequisite: CHMSR 2551 or permission of the instructor.
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